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“The students had a tremendous experience and gained a deeper understanding of the importance of caring about, and taking action, on behalf of others.”

High School Teacher

This year’s Write for Rights introduces your students to human rights through the stories of 11 brave women human rights defenders from around the world who are at risk just because of their peaceful activism. By participating in Write for Rights, your students will develop effective writing skills and experience firsthand the power of their words to make a difference. This writing project has real-life impact: Your students’ letters are actually delivered to the people who have the power to positively influence each case.

3 Steps for educators:

  1. Sign up as an educator if you haven’t already
  2. Write letters in your classroom, using our Educator’s Guide, Case Sheets, Sample Letters, and other tools below
  3. Report and mail your students’ letters by February 28th, 2019
  • Either mail all letters written by your students in one envelope to:

Amnesty International USA
Attn: Classroom W4R
5 Penn Plaza, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10001

  • Or use this easy online form to let us know how many letters your students wrote, and mail your letters to the addresses included on each case sheet within the Educator’s Guide

You can request a free certificate thanking you and your students for participating in Write for Rights 2018, email w4r@aiusa.org.

Resources

WRITE FOR RIGHTS WORKS

Last year, letters from students helped free Idil Eser and Taner Kilic in Turkey, and Mahadine in Chad. Previous years of Write for Rights have helped free many more people unjustly imprisoned, including Phyoe Phyoe Aung in Myanmar (shown). Read more good news stories here.

“The students had a tremendous experience and gained a deeper understanding of the importance of caring about, and taking action, on behalf of others.”

High School Teacher

This year’s Write for Rights introduces your students to human rights through the stories of 11 brave women human rights defenders from around the world who are at risk just because of their peaceful activism. By participating in Write for Rights, your students will develop effective writing skills and experience firsthand the power of their words to make a difference. This writing project has real-life impact: Your students’ letters are actually delivered to the people who have the power to positively influence each case.

3 Steps for educators:

  1. Sign up as an educator if you haven’t already
  2. Write letters in your classroom, using our Educator’s Guide, Case Sheets, Sample Letters, and other tools below
  3. Report and mail your students’ letters by February 28th, 2019
  • Either mail all letters written by your students in one envelope to:

Amnesty International USA
Attn: Classroom W4R
5 Penn Plaza, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10001

  • Or use this easy online form to let us know how many letters your students wrote, and mail your letters to the addresses included on each case sheet within the Educator’s Guide

You can request a free certificate thanking you and your students for participating in Write for Rights 2018, email w4r@aiusa.org.

Resources

WRITE FOR RIGHTS WORKS

Last year, letters from students helped free Idil Eser and Taner Kilic in Turkey, and Mahadine in Chad. Previous years of Write for Rights have helped free many more people unjustly imprisoned, including Phyoe Phyoe Aung in Myanmar (shown). Read more good news stories here.

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